Altaf Hamid Rao.
ISLAMABAD/ MIRPUR (AJK), (Parliament Times): The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi called on World Health Organization Country Head Palitha Mahipala at Jammu and Kashmir House here on Sunday and discussed issues related to upgrading and improvement of the health sector in Azad Kashmir. The country head of the WHO assured full cooperation and announced that WHO Country Head would immediately provide 9 ambulances and 6 vaccination vehicles for Azad Kashmir. He said that WHO will also provide medical equipment and set up two vaccination centers and will also extend full support to bring the health sector in Azad Kashmir in line with modern requirements.
The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir appreciating the support extended by the WHO and other agencies for the provision of modern health facilities for the people of Azad Kashmir and said that a large portion of the population of Azad Kashmir lives in line of control and the people living there have been lacking the health facilities. The Prime Minister stressed the need to extend technical assistance to modernize the health sector in Azad Kashmir and highly commended the valuable services extended by the WHO in the field of health all over the world.